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IHGS Diamond Event Sponsored by The Genealogist

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Monday 14th December 2020

We are delighted to announce that The Genealogist will be sponsoring our February Diamond Event by offering a Diamond Annual Subscription to one lucky attendee. Look out for the Diamond Icon. The IHGS will enter the names of all attendees (the more you attend the more chances you have of winning) into a raffle which will be drawn during the interval of the final tutorial of the week.   We would like to thank The Genealogist for this wonderful gesture.   

A free zoom talk about  'The Genealogist' will also be added to the 2021 programme. More details to follow.

The IHGS Diamond Event – The Past, the Present and the Future

Monday 8th February, 2pm Family History and the Concept of Identity, presented by IHGS graduate, Emma Jolly.

Monday 8th February, 5pm Starting with the Diamonds’ of Devon and Beyond; a genealogical and heraldic journey, presented by IHGS tutor, Ann Ballard.

Tuesday 9th February, 10am Walking with your Ancestors – mapping strategies, presented by IHGS student, Dr. Sophie Kay. 

Tuesday 9th February, 2pm How to approach a One-Place Study, presented by IHGS graduate, Pam Smith.

Tuesday 9th February, 5pm Remember Then: Memories of 1946-1969 and how to record your own, presented by IHGS graduate Janet Few.

Wednesday 10th February, 10am Fake News & Fearsome Truths, presented by IHGS graduate, Margaret Gaffney.

Wednesday 10th February, 2pm Promoting Your Family History Online.  ‘Why and How’, presented by IHGS student, Paul Carter.

Wednesday 10th February, 5pm If Walls Could Talk; an introduction to House History research, presented by IHGS graduate Cathy Soughton 

Thursday 11th February, 10am All the World’s a Stage; the seven stages of life, presented by IHGS graduate and former tutor, Judith Batchelor.

Thursday 11th February, 2pm ‘Revolting Ancestors’ – the Battle of Bossenden Wood, 1838 presented by IHGS student Wendy Tait.

Thursday 11th February, 5pm Finding Dora; a case study with more red herrings than a murder mystery, presented by IHGS Director of Education, Les Mitchinson.

If you have any questions, please do contact the Registrar at

Bookings can be made through our online shop. Numbers are limited so please book soon [Tutorials that are over subscribed will be rescheduled for a future date].

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